Sexual Impotence: What it is, who experiencing it, and How do you fix it?
What is impotence?
What is impotence? It is the persistent inability to have an orgasm during sexual activity. Typically, you refer to that when a man has problems ejaculating as that has a direct impact on fertility. This is also commonly referred to as erectile dysfunction when they are not able to maintain and get an erection and have satisfactory sex.
Is there female impotence?
Contrary to popular belief, female impotence is also a problem. Having problems in the bedroom isn’t exclusively for men. This condition is called female sexual dysfunction. Although it was controversial, science is in agreement that women can enjoy sex too. The difference here is that the absence of female orgasms doesn’t impact whether or not you act as fertile. The perpetuation of destructive stigmas/ myths and the embarrassment some women defer help and lie about their actual sexual satisfaction.
How common is impotence in men?
Impotence in men is relatively common. It can occur at any age, but prevalence increases with age and is anywhere between 5 and 15 percent. There are a number of factors that can play a role in the likelihood including age, degree earned, socioeconomic status, and race. Disparities may ultimately be the result of lifestyle from being able to afford certain luxuries or cultural norms that have a positive effect on health rather than a sheer bred demographic advantage. So it has more to do with a culture or community encouraging norms and customs that reflect a healthier lifestyle. Think of the notoriety behind the hardworking and balanced Asian and African lifestyles.
Do I have sexual impotence?
Wondering if you a victim of sexual impotence? As a man, it is rather clear. If you are not able to get an erection regardless of being in an arousing situation, you may be impotent. This is bound to happen every once in a while, however when the issue persists, then you should go see a specialist so you can get your sex life back on track.
What are the causes of impotence?
You need to uncover the causes of impotence in order to treat it. A doctor’s expert opinion is needed for an accurate diagnosis, but exploring this list may give you some ideas. Consider the following:
Psychological or environmental conditions:
- Stress due to your environment: New school or trouble in the office? A stressful move or complicated social circle can do this.
- Performance anxiety: Can’t stop thinking you’re doing something wrong and whether or not you as talented as her last escapade?
- Clinical depression, mood disorders, anxieties: When was the last time you took a mental health break?
- Alcoholism or drug abuse: If substance use is overtaking your life, you need to visit a rehabilitation center or counselor. These can be dealt with anonymously and discretely in a group of like-minded peers.
- Smoking: Tobacco is a killer, and has well-known effects on lungs and blood.
- Poor communication with partner: Too shy to ask for what you want? Take the leap, odds are timidness reciprocated. It can be an awkward conversation but instigate a dialogue.
- Confidence issues: Worried your partner’s judging you or teasing you? What if they hate this? Upset about your body? Intrusive thoughts are laborious.
- Physical and organic causes: Do you go to annual physicals?
- Trauma to the penis: Painful accident or attack?
- Cancer treatment (especially of the prostate)
- Cardiovascular diseases (issues with hearts)
- Neurological problems (movement disorders involving ataxias, like Parkinson’s)
- Damage to the spine/ forms of widespread paralysis including
- Monoplegia (one arms or leg),
- Hemiplegia (limbs on one side of the body), paraplegia (from the waist down), and quadriplegia (or tetraplegia, from the neck down)
- Reduced testosterone
- Excessive cholesterol/ lipid levels
- Hypertension (blood pressure problem)
- Hormonal abnormalities
- Medications (like SSRIs)
- Being obese
- Prostatic hyperplasia
- Peyronie’s Disease
- Kidney disease
- Atherosclerosis (artery blockage)
Is there an impotence cure?
ED is a prevalent problem and because of that, there are many treatment options on the market. Talk to your physician about what will work best for you. Cognitive behavioral therapy has been shown to have a positive impact on thought processes and remapping your toxic perspective that is impeding on your sexual activity. When you are under too much pressure to perform and it takes a toll on your self-confidence, it is no wonder that your insecurities manifest themselves with an inability to perform. Still, your issues may reflect a physical problem.
This can be an early warning sign for heart problems or a number of other illnesses. Getting this under control may also help in facilitating a resolution for your erection woes. If anything, there are also medications available. A drug like Viagra and Silagra can facilitate a hard-on as well.